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Maduro announced application of cryptocurrency "петро" in international payments - RIA Novosti, 9/21/2018


President of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro. Archival photo
MEXICO CITY, 21 Sep – RIA Novosti. The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro announced on Thursday that since October 1 of this year the cryptocurrency "петро" will be applied when carrying out international payments.© of AFP 2018/Federico Parra the Volume of preliminary sales of cryptocurrency "петро" was $3,3 billion "C on October 1 "петро" takes to the streets to become means for barter, purchase and convertible currency for the whole world" — Maduro on air of the state television has said. Venezuela has released on February 20 the cryptocurrency provided with oil "петро", having become the first country with own cryptocurrency which is supported by oil reserves. Earlier Maduro has determined the cost of one "петро" at 60 dollars, or 3,6 thousand new bolivares.

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